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API is achieving the distinction of being an Austin Green Business Leaders that helps our clients save energy costs, contribute to protecting our environment, and increase our knowledge in this growth market. Many cities nationwide are aware that going “green” is good for neighborhood, communities and for business – API is at the forefront of this initiative and provides those services to clients in every project.

  • AEGB Green by Design Workshop – Completed Certificate
  • API Design Team – Energy Efficient Design
  • Energy Efficient Remodel Home Design
  • Cooling and Heating Equipment – Efficiency
  • Window Efficiency
  • Wall Insulation – Energy Star Grade I
  • Gas Water Heater – Efficiency Exhaust Fans Venting to Outside
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lamps/Bulbs – Energy Start compliant
  • Low-VOC Interior Wall and Ceiling Paint
  • Toilets (EPA Water Sense)
  • Planting Beds (minimum depth for compost and organic mulch)
  • 90% plans from Grow Green Plant list
  • Thermal Envelope
  • Use of Reclaimed Materials
  • Interior Finishes – Energy Efficient and Energy Star Compliant